You can also use this tool to help you determine your eligibility by answering a couple of questions: WIC Eligibility Assessment

To qualify for WIC a person must be in one of the following categories:

  • A pregnant woman
  • A woman who was pregnant within the past 6 months
  • A woman who is breastfeeding a baby under 1 year of age
  • A baby or child from birth to his or her fifth birthday**
    • ** Babies and children cared for by either: single father, grandparent, foster parent, step-parent, or guardian the child will be eligible to receive benefits.


A WIC applicants household must also meet Income Guidelines. A person may also qualify if they receive Medi-Cal, CalWorks (TANF) or CalFresh (SNAP) benefits.

Questions about Qualification? If you have questions about whether or not you might qualify for WIC, please call us at 1-888-999-6897 or chat with a WIC representative using the RED chat box in the lower left hand  corner of your screen.